2008 Mark Ryan Wild Eyed Syrah

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  • Syrah
  • 750ML
  • WS 93
  • WE 93
  • IWC 91
  • WA 90

Reviews for 2008 Mark Ryan Wild Eyed Syrah

WS 93
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, June 2011
Supple plush and juicy this red exhibits blueberry and blackberry flavors weaving in nuances of black pepper red chili pepper and cedar as the finish rolls on impressively. Best from 2012 through 2018. 447 cases made. -HS
WE 93
Wine Enthusiast - Wine Enthusiast, September 2011
Fruit sourced from Red Mountain's top vineyards--Ciel du Cheval Klipsun andKiona--comes on rich and fruity with big and powerful black cherry and cassis interwoven with threads of smoke coffee graphite and baking... Fruit sourced from Red Mountain's top vineyards--Ciel du Cheval Klipsun andKiona--comes on rich and fruity with big and powerful black cherry and cassis interwoven with threads of smoke coffee graphite and baking chocolate. Deep dark and dense. -P.G.
IWC 91
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, November 2011
Saturated ruby.Very spicy aromas of blackberry blueberry licorice and violet.A juicy nicely delineated fruit bomb with blackberry and lavender flavors dominating. Finishes with firm but ripe tannins and excellent... Saturated ruby.Very spicy aromas of blackberry blueberry licorice and violet.A juicy nicely delineated fruit bomb with blackberry and lavender flavors dominating. Finishes with firm but ripe tannins and excellent persistence. 91+
WA 90
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, October 2011
Better balanced but not quite as pleasure-bent the 2008 Wild Eyed Syrah was fermented with a combination of native and commercial yeasts and aged in a mix of barriques and puncheons. Deep purple in color with aromas of... Better balanced but not quite as pleasure-bent the 2008 Wild Eyed Syrah was fermented with a combination of native and commercial yeasts and aged in a mix of barriques and puncheons. Deep purple in color with aromas of lavender spice box and assorted blue and black fruits on the palate it is more structured than the Lost Soul cuvee but not as expressive playing it closer to the vest. Give it 1-2 years to fill out and drink it through 2018.